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Package: 9wm (1.4.0-1)

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X11 window manager inspired by Plan 9's rio

It provides a very simple and clean user interface. It is click-to-type. It uses the X11 font system (which, unfortunately, means no Unicode support).

9wm does not provide virtual desktops, customization, key bindings, EWMH support, or compositing. It does not allocate any colors, which will be great news if you are stuck in 1993.

It is a great place to start if you are interested in writing a window manager from scratch: many folks have done exactly this.

Tags: User Interface: Graphical User Interface, X Window System, Role: Program, Interface Toolkit: uitoolkit::xlib, x11::window-manager

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 26.0 kB76.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 25.2 kB67.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 23.8 kB67.0 kB [list of files]
armel 23.7 kB66.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 23.9 kB54.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 25.0 kB67.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 27.0 kB70.0 kB [list of files]
i386 27.0 kB70.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 25.6 kB71.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 27.0 kB70.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 23.5 kB66.0 kB [list of files]
mips 26.1 kB74.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 26.5 kB80.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 26.2 kB74.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 23.9 kB90.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 24.0 kB90.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 25.0 kB91.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 24.4 kB91.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 26.3 kB79.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 27.3 kB67.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 23.9 kB78.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 25.1 kB62.0 kB [list of files]